Yellowstone bison illegally released from pens

Yellowstone National Park staff are scrambling to locate and recapture 52 bison that were illegally released from their pens at the park’s Stephens Creek facility. Park staff move bison in Stephens Creek bison pens in this January 2015 photo. Jim Peaco / National Park Service

Yellowstone National Park staff are scrambling to locate and recapture 52 bison that were illegally released from their pens at the park’s Stephens Creek facility.

GOP senator denounces Trump attacks on media

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., talks to reporters just after a blistering speech on the Senate floor aimed at President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. In a speech on the Senate floor, Flake called Trump’s repeated attacks on the media “shameful” and “repulsive” and said Trump “has it precisely backward.’’ Flake said despotism is the enemy of the people, while a free press is the despot’s enemy and a guardian of democracy. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s use of the terms “fake news” and “enemy of the people” is “shameful” and reminiscent of words infamously used by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies, Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said Wednesday.

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